You have decided to use Outlook as your email client, but to do so you need to set up your email account in Outlook. Some accounts can be set up automatically but others may need to be set up manually. Here you will learn how to set up your email in Outlook both manually and automatically.
Setting Up Your Email Account Automatically in Outlook
Setting up your email account automatically in Outlook is actually quite simple. In just a few steps your email account will be all set up:
- Start up Outlook for the first time.
- In the welcome screen, just click Next.
- To add your email account, click yes then Next.
- Enter your name, email address, and password and click Next.
- Click Finish.
Setting Up Your Email Account Manually in Outlook
If you would like to set up your email manually then there are a few more steps involved. Before you begin, you will need to know your email address, password, incoming mail server name and outgoing mail server name. Please check this information before starting the following steps.
To set up the email account manually in Outlook, follow the steps within the Add New Account dialog box: